Where I Find Rest.

I have found rest in some of the smallest uncozy spaces . And then when I see this frustrated, restless self of mine, I regroup. My rest often hides in spaces I haven’t been in a while . I am finding rest in books. Books titled “Present Over Perfect.” I’m learning here, in the book…

Happy Fourth!

Happy Fourth! In this crazy world where freedoms seem to be changing and lessening, and life seems to be challenged on every side, don’t neglect yourself in practicing necessary freedoms – like finding joy in nature dancing to awesome music; cherishing family and loved ones- and just watching fireworks . Breathe. Laugh. Spark Joy. Spend…

Yesterday.

Yesterday I had a meaningful conversation with my Pastor, Pastor Mike, Pastor of Transformation Church, in Tulsa Oklahoma. Today’s post is just giving honor where honor is due. Pastor Mike and I have attended the same church for several years; even before he became pastor . His ability to rally up youth and bring them…

Once upon a time…

Once upon a time i turned fifty . This beautiful chandelier was at a Air B& B home we rented  on my 50th Birthday😍 for a weekend and just chilled out relaxing in it. It was in the country, in Oklahoma. But I loved it. Never considered myself a country girl. But the laid-blackness and…

Great Question!

Yes…i love thinking and asking questions. Perhaps asking questions have been my pathway to self- reflection and self- evaluation, personal growth and change. Possibly a lot more so now that I am married to a man who loves the questioning – even more than me. (smile) God values our minds. Engaging with HIm and bringing…

A Hard Year?

Whenever I have a year that starts out pretty severe and intense; I take stock, ‘hold onto my hat’ and I say I’m gonna do my best to stay with the ride. This has been one of those years . As I speak, the Arkansas River has poured into the backyard of the apartment where…

On Being Emotionally Safe.

So about a week ago I was sitting with a group of people and we were discussing a few challenges with conflict; and being and living emotionally safe . I didn’t realize I that emotionally, I had been holding onto some stuff due to an illness I was having and it made me feel completely…

Hey, Give Thanks!

Yesterday these guys serenaded is in the park. It was quite pleasant to be around them and outside on a sunny, ( almost spring ) day. I had not been feeling very well and this was delight and something to be quite grateful for. They say at the end of every day of you find…

Life is Good.

http://www.flickr.com/gp/silentwarrior2008/C328Aw I haven’t quite figured out what this post is about yet, but I loved this picture and wanted to post it. .. I’ll let you know.☺️ Where does the goodness come out of life? Is it in your friendships? Your health? Is your happiness found in your heart? Is it with your family? Is…